People must come to know their faith at the depth of their very souls. This will be a “knowing” that informs, forms, and transforms people in Christian faith.
Thomas Groome, “The Purpose of Christian Catechesis” in
Empowering Catechetical Leaders
(Washington, DC: NECA, 1999)
Our parish offers various opportunities for Adult Faith Formation. Please click on a link to the left to view our different programs.
Please know that we welcome parishioners, friends, and neighbors to join us for any activity.
To learn more, feel free to
. We look forward to your participation!
Our Mission Statement
The Adult Faith Formation ministries of Sacred Heart Parish are designed to help Catholics become fully formed and transformed in their Catholic faith.
THE BIBLE AND THE VIRGIN MARY:
This thematic scripture study is produced by the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.
The Bible and the Virgin Mary
is a study from the
Journey Through Scripture
series. Discover the full, beautiful truth about Mary and her role in God’s plan.
Based on the book
Hail, Holy Queen
by Scott Hahn, and featuring presenter Matthew Leonard, (executive director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology), this study will present new discoveries about the Mother of Jesus.
The series is offered twice weekly, each Monday morning at 9:00am, and repeated each Wednesday evening at 6:00pm.
Exploring the Sunday Readings
"Exploring the Sunday Readings" is a best selling publication that offers:
* A thorough and spiritual preparation for Sunday liturgy;
* Concise, thought-provoking commentaries that go straight to the heart of the readings;
* Practical, challenging questions for reflection and discussion;
* An action response for each week's Scripture message;
* Opening and closing prayers that set the tone for liturgy preparation;
* A Question of the Week for each Sunday to guide parishioners in "breaking open the
Charlie and Mary Crowl facilitiate the Exploring the Sunday Readings Bible Study program at their home in Cottonwood on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. For more information and directions, please call Charlie and Mary at 347-4205.
Christ the King Retreat Center
Mercy Center, Auburn
San Damiano Retreat Center